Gender differences

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Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment
Asking For a Raise

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.
Geoff Weiss
Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business
Shark Tank

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business

The 'Queen of QVC' says it doesn't matter if you're a king or queen in business. It just matters that you rule.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Gender Affects Team-Based Brainstorming Sessions
Brainstorming

How Gender Affects Team-Based Brainstorming Sessions

A news study suggests that making brainstorming activities competitive spurs men, but makes women less engaged.
Lisa Evans
No Pressure: A Hackathon That Doesn't Act Like One
Hackathons

No Pressure: A Hackathon That Doesn't Act Like One

'Unhackathon,' which took place in New York City this past weekend, aims to be a more inclusive, welcoming place than most other student hackathon events.
Laura Entis
Martha Stewart Slams Sheryl Sandberg: 'Too Much Time Is Spent' Leaning In
Women Entrepreneurs

Martha Stewart Slams Sheryl Sandberg: 'Too Much Time Is Spent' Leaning In

The domestic diva said Sandberg's 'Lean In' philosophy misses the mark by encouraging women to take on corporate equality rather than setting their sights on entrepreneurship.
Geoff Weiss
Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman
Women Entrepreneurs

Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman

As more time is spent in a position, anticipation about what else is out there dwindles.
Ashley Milne-Tyte
The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap
Toys; Games

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.
Peter Gasca
Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don't Think Women Can Have It All'
Work-Life Balance

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don't Think Women Can Have It All'

'The biological clock and the career clock are in total conflict with each other. So we're screwed,' she joked, speaking at The Aspen Ideas Festival on Monday.
Geoff Weiss
Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.
Women Entrepreneurs

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.
Catherine Clifford
Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men
Gender differences

Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men

The authors of 'Gender Intelligence,' out this month, argue companies should recognize the value of thinking differently and blend the talents of men and women -- at all levels of leadership.
Barbara Annis and Keith Merron
Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?
Gender differences

Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?

A new book by two journalists suggests women and men differ in their confidence levels.
Lisa Evans
Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.
Women Entrepreneurs

Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.

As of late, there has been a lot of news about female employees at startups. Here are a few reason to get women on board.
Rebecca Miller-Webster
Leading the Way out of the (Silicon) Valley of 'Gender Inequality'
Gender differences

Leading the Way out of the (Silicon) Valley of 'Gender Inequality'

Silicon Valley, among other entrepreneurial hubs, has long been thought of as a boy's club. One startup went against the grain and couldn't be happier with the results.
Jake Gibson
Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?
Leadership

Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?

Lean In, Girl Scouts of the USA and others are partnering up to bring Sheryl Sandberg's message of empowered female leadership to playgrounds and classrooms.
Nina Zipkin